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What does at sixes and sevens mean?


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at sixes and sevens

This idiom is used to describe a state of confusion or disarray.

William Shakespeare uses a similar phrase in Richard II:

But time will not permit: all is uneven, And every thing is left at six and seven.

Example(s):

John is at sixes and sevens after the death of his wife.

This idiom is in the numbers category


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